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Little Red Riding Hood Inspiration Challenge Winner!

By kvandraiss

We were so impressed with all of the  submissions to our Little Red Riding Hood Inspiration Challenge , ranging from vintage and sweet...

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Joshua John Russell's Top 5 Wedding Cake Tips

By LeanneW

Joshua John Russell is known throughout the cake industry for his utterly unique fashion-inspired wedding cake designs. Russell has found...

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Top Despicable Me Cakes

By LeanneW

Are you as excited as we are for the premiere of Despicable Me 2 on July 3? Check out these Top Despicable Me Cakes featuring your favorite...

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Tell Us How You Really Feel - Pregnant Belly Cakes

By kvandraiss

We’ve all seen the pregnant belly cakes that are sweeping the baby shower circuit and sparking controversy in the cake...

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Top Stringwork Cakes

By LeanneW

Stringwork is a decorating technique that requires as much skill as it does patience. These Top Stringwork Cakes demonstrate traditional...

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Top Seattle Seahawks Cakes

By LeanneW

Anyone with an eye on the football scene knows that the Seattle Seahawks aren’t messing around this season. They’re the team to...

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Top Harry Potter Cakes

By kvandraiss

It’s about time to pull out your broomsticks and extendable ears and cozy up for a Harry Potter marathon! Let these Top Harry Potter...

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Top Sculpted Dragon Cakes Part II

By Jackie

We can’t get enough of sculpted dragon cakes, from fire-breathing monsters to more playful creations. Check out these...

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More Top Buttercream Cakes

By LeanneW

By bellacakecreations All piped buttercream single gumpaste flowerPhoto courtesy of Dusty Gorman Photography By Megu33 Hand-Piped...

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Editors' Picks: Grimm Brothers Cakes

By graceheer

This October, we celebrated the spooky season with an issue of Cake Central Magazine devoted to the famed fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm...

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Top Picnic Cakes

By LeanneW

Nothing says summer like a picnic!   Enjoy these sweet versions of your cookout favorites on our Top Picnic Cakes, from corn on the...

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Top Farm Animal Cakes

By LeanneW

It’s time to head down to the county fair! Here are some Top Farm Animal Cakes to get you ready for deep-fried food, carnival games...

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Planning an Inspired Cake Design

By kvandraiss

Having trouble planning your next cake? Between client requests and your own creative vision, there is a lot to juggle when coming up with...

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Inspiring Peacock Cakes Collection

By LeanneW

On the cover of  Volume 3, Issue 4 of  Cake Central Magazine , we featured a beautiful peacock cake by cakemaker and CC user&nbsp...

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Dia de los Muertos Cookie Inspiration Challenge Ending Soon!

By AlyssaC

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a traditional Mexican holiday,  takes place on November 1st to 2nd, and each year we are in awe...

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Friday Faves: Piping, Poppies and Secret Gardens

By kvandraiss

As editors of Cake Central Magazine, we come across countless inspiring things every day. From cakemakers’ stories to wedding...

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Inspired Design: Gothic Halloween

By kvandraiss

It’s that time of year when you’re filling orders for decidedly spookier cakes than usual, and it’s easy to fall back on...

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Top Eric Carle-Inspired Cakes

By kvandraiss

We just love the cakes inspired by the work of author and illustrator Eric Carle (most famous for his children’s story, The Very...

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Inspiration Bites: Getting Creative with Candy

By kvandraiss

It’s that time of year where you might find yourself with extra candy on hand, so why not incorporate it in your next cake design?...

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Hot Air Balloon Sweet Treat Inspiration Challenge Winner

By GigisFreshBaked

The hot air balloon submissions for our latest Inspiration Challenge took us to new heights, with cookies bursting with rainbow patterns,...

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Origami Inspiration Challenge Winner

By kvandraiss

We received some breathtaking submissions to our Origami Inspiration Challenge ; all of the origami-inspired cookie, cake and cupcake...

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Argyle Inspiration Challenge Winner

By kvandraiss

We received some amazing submissions to our Argyle Inspiration Challenge ; all of the argyle-inspired cookie, cake and cupcake entries...

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Top Butterfly Cakes

By LeanneW

No matter the size, shape or color, butterfly cakes are always a crowd pleaser! Check out these Top Butterfly Cakes for fun and fanciful...

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Stringwork Q&A with Dawn Parrott

By joa44n

Whether you’re a novice or an expert cake decorator, we bet that stringwork remains high on your list of techniques to learn!...

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Top Oktoberfest Cakes

By kvandraiss

Nothing says fall like the fun and festivities of Oktoberfest! These top cakes celebrate all the tradition of the Bavarian festival,...